Category Archives: Resettlement

Inspired by JFS’s work with refugees, 2nd grader fundraises for Lucy and Joe’s Food Pantry

Dear JFS, Thank you for accepting our food donations for Lucy and Joe’s Food Pantry. My 8 yr old daughter Navya who is in the 2nd grade raised the money herself for this. She designed greeting cards and sold them … Continue reading

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Learning to Live – The Boston Globe Follows the Families of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project

Third in a series of occasional articles on the Syrian families resettling in this area, The Boston Globe follows the families being helped by the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project. Continue reading

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JFS Helps 98 Year Old Woman Become a U.S. Citizen

Congratulations to the citizenship team for helping a New American achieve her dream! Continue reading

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2017 JFS Report to the Community

Download and share the 2017 JFS Report to the Community Continue reading

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DACA Renewal Information!

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. ┬áDACA issuances and work permits that expire between now and March 5, 2018, must be submitted for renewal by October 5, … Continue reading

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JFS Receives Jean Wood Preston Grant from First Parish in Lincoln

On behalf of JFS of Metrowest, on May 21, 2017 Chief Operating Officer Lino Covarrubias accepted a $30,000 donation from the Jean Wood Preston Grant at the First Parish in Lincoln. Continue reading

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“Threads of new life” – Syrian refugees take steps toward the future (story 2 in a series by the Boston Globe)

Read “Threads of new life”
(The Last Refugee, story 2 in an ongoing series) online at BostonGlobe.com Continue reading

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